Death has a price tag. The average cost of a funeral is starting around $10,000. Recently, someone I know passed away and wanted to be buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, New York. The plot alone was $11,000. Needless to say, the family sought out more affordable options. The costs are astronomical and it’s … Continue reading Can You Afford to Die?
On Veteran's Day it is time to remember those who have protected the citizens of this country. We pay tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and to those who return from service. Many veterans need additional services when they return home. Mental health is an issue that has finally taken precedent. It is reported that … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Be the Difference for a Veteran
Corporations have been working since the 1950's to figure out how to make the government work for them. If therein lies a problem, money will solve it. Lobbyists work tirelessly to keep their clients bottom line parallel to the dealings in Washington. The American government allows corporations to come in and heavily court our nations representatives … Continue reading Learning the Lobby
America's education system is that of a failing one. We all might ask who is to blame for our country's ridiculous shortfalls? The government? the lack of discipline from a family system? The drive or will of the student? All of the above. As a nation we have failed ourselves and future contenders to provide … Continue reading Failings of Public Education